9 TOP GRAPHIC TEXTURES FOR HANDCRAFTED LOOK
In designed advertisements, films, commercials, and motion graphics, nothing looks quite as organic as handmade texture images. That feeling of old-time craftsmanship adds a human touch audiences find alluring and comforting. Adding that element to graphic design is often a choice which both clients and consumers will desire.
Bringing the very best graphic textures to the table helps designers stand out, leaving satisfied folks on all sides of the job. The key for the professional artist is to have the right bag of design assets, packs, and resources. Choosing the best handcrafted textures is key for your arsenal of graphic design.
Here’s a list of 9 top graphic textures for handcrafted look.
Don’t you just love those marker scribbles you see on the covers of notebooks, on lined paper? Memories of misspent youth accompany marker pen textures just as much as their proper use on school projects and custom graphics.
Highlight? Redact? Underline? Circle? Move Around? On The Mark, is a handcrafted hi-res collection of 550+ transparent Marker Pen textures with 3 Styles; Bold Marker, Medium Marker, and Thin Ball Point Pen. Each marker png image is scanned in at 6400dpi - the highest resolution scan achievable.
There are 7 Categories of Transparent Marker cleanly organized and clearly labelled in each of the 3 Styles. In the download, you’ll receive transparent marker Arrows, Typeface / Font, Numbers, Linework, Symbols, Greek Letters, and Roman Numerals.
Uncap the full potential of your designs and content with one of the most robust marker pen texture packs for designers.
There was a time when graffiti art was considered a nuisance. These days, it’s a legit art form, with cities commissioning murals by leading artists. Splashing on some spray paint textures evokes freedom and a sense of “cool.”
Spanning 9 Categories of graffiti animations and spray paint png, this Graffiti pack is built to allow complete customization of size, color, and desired effects in any video and graphic design software. Each transparent spray paint png is animated and rendered out to Prores 4444 with alpha layer.
From spray paint lines, circles, and letters to spray paint sprays, splashes, and drips - Empowering you to seamlessly stack and arrange as many dripping spray paint textures as you would like to achieve simple and/or sophisticated custom graffiti looks without the time suck.
The easiest way to add authentic spray paint texture to your projects, guaranteed.
Nothing says DIY homemade textures quite the way tearing off some duct tape to add to an art project does. A specific tactile feel comes at the sight of torn tape graphics. Works whether you’re looking for an industrial feel or just a slap-happy scrapbook look.
Tape Ball is a wonderful wad of 300+ transparent tape texture pngs scanned in at 600dpi. Slap on the perfect bundle of tape texture png graphics to patch up your photo and video content with authentic scrapbook tape textures.
We’ve taken the time to deliver one of the most complete and hi-res tape texture png packs available for download; while maintaining complete customizability of scale, color, and desired effects. Every tape png asset is rendered with a pre-keyed alpha layer, so you can seamlessly stack and arrange as many of the png tape texture graphics as you would like in any software. There are no limits to achieving simple and/or sophisticated scrapbook tape aesthetics in Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, After Effects, Davinci, Vegas, Filmora, etc..
While the days of physical media seem to be ever more quickly fading into the past, their charm is truly eternal. The textures of contact sheets and film sprockets evoke memories of darkrooms and dark theaters.
Easily add that extra layer of film look to your photo and video content with 35mm and 120mm photo film textures.
You’ll receive 35mm kodak 400 film frames png, 120mm medium format film frames, instax polaroid frame png, 35mm film sprocket overlays, punch holes, leaders, clutter, dirt, noise, and film texture accents. Drag and drop Kodak 400, 800, Ilford XP2, Instax Polaroid, Hasselblad, Holga 120N Color, and Lomokino Sprocket Panorama film frame overlays to craft truly original film looks for your photo and video content. In addition, you’ll receive three styles of Dirt + Noise: Light, Medium, and Heavy to create subtle or strong film looks.
Speaking of film frames, the cinematic element of aspect ratios has always been central to the art form. Choosing a widescreen vs. a more traditional 4:3 letterbox changes the whole feel. Applying these film borders and aspect ratio mattes to your designs can add a drama and emotion to the graphic.
The film look toolkit that couldn't be easier. Take the time and effort out of achieving an authentic film look. Add crisp and dirty cinematic black bars with rounded edges to your graphic designs or video footage with “dirty” aspect ratio mattes in the most popular 4:3, 16:9, 2.35, 2.40 and 2:1 letterboxes. All cinematic aspect ratio mattes come in both png and video form, with the subtle shake of an authentic film texture scan.
Designed from original cinematic film stocks, these over-scanned 8K aspect ratio matte overlays are the perfect drag and drop solution for any production company, video editor, or graphic designer looking for a genuine film look without the time, energy, and money of capturing on real film.
Easily recreate authentic film looks with original clean and dirty cinematic aspect ratio mattes with rounded corners for a truly unique handcrafted look.
Handmade scrapbook aesthetics always include a wide variety of paper textures and paper tears. It’s another bit of DIY feeling, and this paper texture pack can bring back some of that creative spirit to your graphic design work.
The complete paper texture pack at your fingertips. Instantly add paper texture png and paper tears to your photo and video projects to achieve the authentic handcrafted scrapbook aesthetic.
We've taken the time to deliver one of the most complete and hi-res paper texture packs available to download. Compatible with all photo and video software, this handmade Paper Texture Pack is the complete paper texture png and paper tear pack with a variety of clean, folded, crumpled, torn, and old paper texture scanned in at 300 DPI - 1200 DPI.
230+ paper texture images with clean white paper, graph paper png, black paper texture, line paper, yellow paper, brown paper texture, and sticky note png - these paper textures give you full custom control with multiple options. So no matter if you want a subtle handcrafted look or a heavy scrapbook look, you’ll have maximum modular capability. Achieving that “perfect” handcrafted scrapbook aesthetic has never been easier.
Fading away never felt so good. This distressed texture pack includes grunge and grainy qualities to bring to your designs.
Any type of grunge pattern at your fingertips. Compatible with all photo and video software, this handmade grunge texture pack is the complete grunge texture jpg and grunge texture png images with a variety of distressed texture scanned in at 1200 DPI / 10K resolution.
60+ grunge texture images with light, medium, and heavy options - these grunge textures give you full custom control with multiple options. So no matter if you want a subtle or a hardcore grindhouse look, you’ll have maximum modular capability. Achieving that “perfect” grunge look has never been easier.
Collage letters handpicked and cut from a variety of retro magazines. It’s a classic: letters cut from a magazine page to spell out anonymous ransom notes. They’re a little crazy, a little fun, and completely timeless.
Ransom letters perfect for designing handcrafted ransom notes.
Compatible with all photo and video editing software, Magazine Cut Out Letters PNG + Animations Pack is a handcrafted hi-res collection of 500+ newspaper and magazine cut out letters with 4 categories; alphabet letters, numbers, typographical symbols, and backgrounds. Every collage letter png image is scanned at 4800dpi - making each individual asset size vary between 4K - 10K resolution.
Each collage letter png and number has 10 variations. Each typographical symbol has between 2 - 10 variations. Special type symbols and punctuation marks include; commas (,), periods and bullet points (.), exclamation points (!), question marks (?), ampersands (&), hashtags / pound sign (#), at sign (@), dollar ($), british pound (£), brackets [()], angle brackets (<>), apostrophes (‘), quotation marks (“), asterisks (*), colons (:), ellipses (...), dashes and hyphens (-), plus (+), minus (-), percentage sign (%), and backslashes (/). Some type symbols can easily be used as others.
Additional miscellaneous symbols include; social media icons, QR codes, star ratings, arrows, explosions, linework, checkmarks, "breaking news".
Compatible with all photo and video software, Print Marks is the complete print mark png and print mark vector images with crop marks, trim marks, bleed marks, registration marks, printing color bars, and star targets.
Now, with over 170 unique print mark assets and registration marks, achieving that “perfect” printing look has never been easier. Designed in Illustrator, but fully compatible with all software, Print Marks includes both the original, editable .AI file and exports of each individual asset as a PNG and SVG for drag & drop ease.
We hope you’ve found this article on the Top Graphic Textures for Handcrafted Look to be useful and practical. For more valuable info, tools, and resources for film directors, videographers, photographers, motion designers, video editors, and creatives - check out the Ultimate List of Filmmaker Resources, Glossary of Essential Film Terms, or all blog posts.
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